Bails Family History

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Bails Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Bailes.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Hails, Baily, Baile, Vails, Bains, Bail, Bailes, Gail, Balle, Cains

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Bails Family Origin

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Bails Family Occupations

What did your Bails ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bails family was Keeping House. Farmer, Works On Farm and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bails. The most common Bails occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Bails's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Works On Farm

  • Farm Laborer

  • Keeping House


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Bails Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Bails. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bails census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 221 immigration records available for the last name Bails. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Bails. For the veterans among your Bails ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bails Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Bails life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Bails in 1952 was 59, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bails ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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